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    Registration





    Registration is open! Workshops fill quickly, so don't delay. 


    Pre-registration is required ONLY for those events with a fee, and/or limited attendance: the writing workshops and the Saturday Dinner Banquet.


    General sessions are free and no advance registration is needed.

    Tickets for paid events can be picked up at the registration desk in the lobby of the Burnsville Town Center during the Festival. Registration fees are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, your fee will be considered a donation to the Literary Festival.


    Registering is easier than it ever has been!

    Simply click on the PayPal buttons for each workshop or banquet you'd like to register for, alter the number as suits your purposes and then click "continue shopping" if you'd like to add more or "check out" once you've got what you need!

    Saturday Evening Banquet with Keynote Speaker Elizabeth Kostova
    Burnsville Town Center
    Saturday, September 14th, 7:00 PM
    $30 per participant

    Elizabeth Kostova

    2013 Carolina Mountains Literary Festival Banquet Keynote Speaker is the author of the international bestseller The Historian. She graduated from Yale and holds an MFA from the University of Michigan, where she won the Hopwood Award for the Novel-in-Progress. Her latest novel is The Swan Thieves.
    There are two tickets left as of Thursday night...

    You will need to check with the Registration Desk in the Burnsville Town Center if you want to purchase one of the few remaining seats.
    Abigail DeWitt (fiction)
    Friday, September 13th, 2:00 PM
    Yancey County Public Library
    Burnsville Community Room
    on 2nd floor (elevator access)
    Getting Your Characters to Write Their Own Stories
    $25 per participant 
    THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL: 12 out of 12 slots have been taken. If you would like to be on a waiting list, send an email to cmlitfest@gmail.com, put "DeWITT WAITING LIST" in the subject line, and include your phone number and email address.  If an opening becomes available, we will call you. You may also check at the registration desk at the Town Center the morning of the workshop to see if there were any late cancellations.

    SORRY, SOLD OUT
    Elizabeth Hudson (non-fiction)
    Saturday, September 14th, 9:00 AM
    Yancey County Public Library
    Burnsville Community Room
    on 2nd floor (elevator access)
    Know Your Place: Tricks and tips to develop a powerful sense of place and regional identity in your writing
    $25 per participant
    11 out of 15 slots have been taken

    Holly Iglesias (prose poetry)
    Saturday, September 14th, 2:00 PM
    Yancey County Public Library
    Burnsville Community Room
    on 2nd floor (elevator access)
    Object Lessons: A Prose Poetry Workshop
    $25 per participant
    THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL: 15 out of 15 slots have been taken. If you would like to be on a waiting list, send an email to cmlitfest@gmail.com, put "IGLESIAS WAITING LIST" in the subject line, and include your phone number and email address.  If an opening becomes available, we will call you. You may also check at the registration desk at the Town Center the morning of the workshop to see if there were any late cancellations.


    SORRY, SOLD OUT





     
    To Use Snail Mail to Register:
    Click on and print out the form below (Registration 2013.pdf), fill it out, and snail mail it to:
    Carolina Mountains Literary Festival ~ PO Box 355 ~ Burnsville, NC 28714  
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    CM Litfest,
    Sep 6, 2013, 8:11 AM